A 26-year-old woman bitten in an apparent shark attack this morning at Kealakekua Bay is now listed in stable condition. The woman, identified as a visitor, was swimming in waters about 50 to 100 feet offshore on the Napoopoo side of the bay about 8:15 a.m. when she was apparently bitten by a shark, Hawaii Fire Department officials at the told West Hawaii Today. The woman was able to get […]
Firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze near the 12 mile marker on 'Akoni Pule Highway in North Kohala. An eyewitness informed KNKR news around 10:15 this morning of a fire smoldering near mm 12 on Akoni Pule Highway. At 12:55pm a helicopter was on the scene. There are currently no road closures or advisories.
Report No. 19-052867 Media ReleaseResponding to a 10:36 a.m. call on Waikoloa Road near the 4 mile marker, South Kohala Patrol Officers determined that a single engine Cessna 206 Stationair, owned by William Aerial & Mapping, made an emergency landing after losing power. The Cessna 206 struck a traffic sign, which redirected the plane off the roadway and down a 25 foot embankment on the West side of the roadway. The pilot […]